One photo, three monitors

The other morning, when the frost was on the pumpkin-colored coaster, Stephen and Josh bundled up first thing and took some gorgeous photos. Including this panoramic view: I remember standing in the doorway that connects our three offices and asking: How can we possibly use this photo? It is so lovely. Breathtaking, even. But so ……

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Love roller coaster

wedding cake topper

I’ve been saving this one for a special day. And what could be more special than Valentine’s Day, right? Okay … a wedding day. Because, you know … you get cake. But wait – doesn’t the cake topper look oddly familiar? Let’s get a closer look: Kara and Sean tied the knot in Florida back…

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Thunderbird: All it takes is Will Power

Leah, Lauren and the Will Power sign

When we announced Thunderbird nearly nine months ago (I’ll refrain from any “giving birth” jokes, for now anyway), it was the start of an incredible journey. At the same time, it was the last high-banked turn in a much longer journey – the realization of a decade-long dream to add a remarkable steel roller coaster…

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Out of the mouths of babes…

Our friends Jeff and Diana out on the west coast keep in touch with us, with updates about their and-baby-makes-three little guy, Simon. Here he is, sporting a very handsome look.   After oo-ing and ah-ing for a moment, I noticed something else. Jeff is the mad scientist who created CoasterBuzz, one of the top…

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Simon says …

…he wants Daddy and Mommy to take him to Holiday World! This little fellow is only a few weeks old, but already he’s pals with Holidog.And he has his first park shirt (okay, it’s a onesie) His dad, Jeff, is the coaster geek who founded CoasterBuzz. (Little Simon is bound to be a chip off…

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Sign of allergy season

We had a blast with the CoasterBuzz folk on Saturday. Their rather snarky leader, Jeff, was yucking it up over the discovery of this sign as he drove toward our fair city (er … town) the night before: Well, Jeff, in case you didn't get a chance to go back and take a picture as…

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Podcasting with Will

We had a grand time hosting the folks from CoasterBuzz.com last weekend. One of the “extras” on Saturday was the opportunity to sit in on that week’s podcast recording, which we held in our Holiday Theater. They asked Will Koch to be their special guest (that’s him on the left). He was only too happy…

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It boggles the mind

Well, I guess we got your attention! Still, it boggles the mind.  Man, oh, man. When I asked the producer who was on site yesterday from WEHT TV if he knew how many people would have been able to stream our announcement before their site sent out “NO MORE!” error messages, he said, “Forty thousand.”…

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